Few hundred attend Vilnius event for US declaration condemning Soviet occupation

  • 2016-07-22
  • BNS/TBT Staff/Vilnius
Several hundred people assembled in Vilnius this afternoon to commemorate 76 years of the US Sumner Welles declaration, which criticised the occupation of the Baltic nations by the USSR. "When we celebrate our freedom and such symbolic events, we are able to better understand those who are fighting for their freedom today," Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius declared at the event. Among the event’s attendees at Washington Square in central Vilnius were Lithuanian diplomats and American, Latvian, and Estonian ambassadors residing in Vilni...
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